Sarcobatus vermiculatus


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Related to Sarcobatus vermiculatus: Atriplex canescens
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Noun1.Sarcobatus vermiculatus - low hardy much-branched spiny shrub common in alkaline soils of western AmericaSarcobatus vermiculatus - low hardy much-branched spiny shrub common in alkaline soils of western America
genus Sarcobatus, Sarcobatus - one species: greasewood
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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High apoplastic solute concentrations in leaves alter water relations of the halophytic shrub, Sarcobatus vermiculatus. Journal of Experimental Botany, v.57, p.139-147, 2006.
canescens), rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosa), big sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata), and greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus).
Salt desert shrub ecoregions, characterized by less precipitation and alkaline soils, comprise approximately 19% of the OTR and are dominated by Gardner's saltbush Atriplex gardneri, shadscale Atriplex confertifolia, black greasewood Sarcobatus vermiculatus, mock goldenweed and cushion-like phlox, with sporadic inclusions of Wyoming big sagebrush and basin big sagebrush A.
tenuipennis is abundant on fourwing saltbush, Atriplex canescens; it also occurs on cattle saltbush, Atriplex polycarpa, seepweed or seabite, Suaeda spp., greasewood, Sarcobatus vermiculatus, and introduced prickly Russian thistle, Salsola tragus (Ball et al.